Thursday, February 18 2021 / Published in Gym
small group training
It’s February. Is your commitment to exercise waning? Do you need a little boost of something different so you can stay committed?  If so, you’re not alone. According to U.S. News & World Report, “Come the first of January, the hoards of enthusiastic resolutions-ers account for the swelling number of gym, yoga and Pilates memberships…By
Thursday, December 03 2020 / Published in Equestrian
physical fitness for equestrian athletes
Different equestrian competitions require strength in different parts of the body. A 2012 research study on the biomechanical performance of equestrian athletes made these observations: “As a horse progresses through the gaits…the rider’s heart rate and oxygen consumption increase…It is the faster gaits and jumping that require the rider to adopt a ‘forwards’ riding position
Wednesday, November 04 2020 / Published in Gym
youth sports training
Wellington is a sports heaven for young athletes. In fact, phase one of the city’s $12 million sports upgrade at Wellington High School was completed this last September. It included artificial turf on the football field and updates to the track. Eventually it will include batting cages, synthetic-turf multipurpose fields, and a new separate practice
Tuesday, October 06 2020 / Published in Equestrian, Gym
Jan Brons Dressage
Jan Brons is as no nonsense with himself as he is with his clients. After all, Dressage is a sport of exactness and precision — sometimes described as ballet on horseback.  Jan was born and trained in The Netherlands, a county world renowned for its horsemanship. He graduated from the Dutch Equestrian Center and is
Thursday, September 24 2020 / Published in Gym
getting started with strength training
What brought you to this page? Are you curious about strength training for yourself or someone you love? Perhaps you’ve experienced a decline in physical fitness under lockdown. Or maybe you’re recovering from an injury or just wish you were stronger. Whether it’s one of these things or something else, welcome. We’re excited you’re here.
Friday, August 28 2020 / Published in Gym
personal trainer
Resilient Fitness recently had the pleasure of welcoming Esiah to our personal training staff. He is an electrifying combination of athletic ability and personal training expertise.  Esiah received his Master Trainer Certification from the International Sports Science Association (ISSA) in 2009 and has been working as a professional personal trainer ever since. ISSA’s Master Trainer
Friday, July 31 2020 / Published in Gym, Nutrition
recovery after exercise
Are you as intentional about your recovery as you are your workout? If you’ve been exercising for any length of time, you’ve probably dealt with issues such as motivation, workout design, cross-training, and endurance. It’s easy to focus on those because they are the most pro-active…leading you one step a time toward your goals.  But
Thursday, July 09 2020 / Published in Resilient Inspiration
One of Jesus’ most well-known teachings is this, “So always treat others as you would like them to treat you; that is the meaning of the Law and the Prophets.” Matthew 7:12 Many are so sure that they are ready to stand before Him but they don’t see their hearts towards others. They are still
Thursday, June 18 2020 / Published in Gym
how to choose a personal trainer
It’s time. After too much locking-down and too little leveling-up, you know there’s no way you’re going to be ready for your future beaches, mountains, and trails without help. You’re seriously considering hiring a personal trainer and we applaud that. Working with a personal trainer will make you more motivated and accountable, maximize your time
Tuesday, April 21 2020 / Published in Equestrian
polo player matt coppola
American polo player Matt Coppola talked with us about his off-horse training and how he is staying fit during the USPA April 2020 hiatus. What is the core of your off-horse physical training? When I’m in town, I work out five days a week with Will – personal trainer at Resilient Fitness. I’ve been training